Cessna Latitude. A photo. Characteristics
Cessna Latitude. A photo. Characteristics.

Cessna Latitude. A photo. Characteristics.

Cessna Latitude (Cessna 680A) - medium-sized business aircraft American Aircraft Corporation Cessna, production of which began in 2014 year and continues today.

Photo Cessna Latitude

Development of the aircraft Cessna Latitude began in the 2011 year, while American aircraft manufacturers intended to create not only a full-fledged business jet, but also a truly inexpensive, but at the same time high-quality aircraft capable of making a worthy competition to Bombardier LearJet aircraft and other competing aircraft corporations.

On board the aircraft administration can accommodate up to 9 passengers, which is well suited to the majority of potential customers. To control the aircraft requires two pilots, although initially it was assumed that one member of the crew will be more than enough to ensure a safe flight.

Cessna Latitude photo

The fuselage of the aircraft Cessna Latitude is an all-metal, in this case, the size of the aircraft exceeds the dimensions of the model Cessna Citation XLS +Which has become quite popular at the time, the price of the aircraft was lower - according to official information, the list price of the aircraft as of mid-year 2015 16,5 delivers up to millions of dollars, which strongly attracts future customers.

The cabin is very spacious, with it, the interior can get off according to customer requirements, or else on the basis of a number of already developed complete sets and options.

As the power plant on Cessna Latitude aircraft, two Pratt Whitney Canada PW306D1 turbofan engines are used, which in the aggregate amount of thrust in 51,2 kN, which in turn allows the aircraft to accelerate to speeds in 826 km / h (cruising flight speed), altitudes to 14 thousands of meters, and travel distances of more than 5200 kilometers.

cockpit Cessna Latitude

One of the distinguishing features of the administrative aircraft Cessna Latitude is a cruciform tail, providing better maneuverability and controllability of the aircraft. Previously, a similar design of the tail section was rarely used in the aircraft of the American Cessna corporation, but thanks to a number of improvements, the new tail section became more efficient when performing flights.

It is expected that the release of the aircraft Cessna Latitude, also known as Cessna 680A, will be up to 2020 years, with American aircraft manufacturers are planning to raise at least 350 aircraft of this model, and, even before the release of the aircraft, American aircraft manufacturers received an order for 200 supply units, which in turn shows the popularity of the new business jet, the development and production of which took only about 4 years.

Specifications Cessna Latitude.

  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Passenger: 9 people;
  • aircraft Length: 18,97 m .;
  • Wingspan: 22,05 m .;
  • Plane Height: 6,38 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 8,46 t .;
  • Payload: 5,51 t .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 13,97 t .;
  • Cruising speed: 826 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 875 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 5278 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 14000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: turbofan;
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt Whitney Canada PW306D1;
  • Link: 2 × 25,6 kN.

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